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Sometimes, the best way to learn about something new is to take a class about it. If you’re interested in LGBTQ history and looking at different disciplines through the lens of sexuality, here is a list of some of the different courses on gender and sexuality across different disciplines off…

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Actions have a tendency to speak louder than words, and the university’s words on certain topics may feel hollow or “just for show.” However, concrete policy changes and additions demonstrate an institute’s true intent.

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Just as they have every year since the 1990s, the anti-abortion Center for Bio-Ethical Reform (CBR) set up a large display on Pedestrian Walkway last week featuring photos from the Holocaust and American lynchings placed alongside images of fetal tissue, which the group says depict aborted fetuses.

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While many people may associate maps with being mundane or conventional, many are unaware of the underlying power mapping has had to help combat racism. In a lecture titled “Black Mapping Matters,” Derek Alderman, a professor in the department of geography, was welcomed to the Current Trends…

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The University of Tennessee has numerous resources for their students that oftentimes fly under Vols’ radar. Lots of students start and finish their degrees without even realizing all of the offices dedicated to making students' time at UT better and preparing them for their future beyond Ro…

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For the first time in UT history, students from the Class of 2021 graduated on the field of Neyland Stadium. Traditionally, graduation ceremonies are held inside the Thompson-Boling Arena, but as the coronavirus pandemic continues to linger on, the university decided that an outdoor ceremony…

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For many college students, one of the biggest anxieties weighing on their minds during graduation is their mountains of impending student debt. Although many students can rely on their parents to help them pay for college, most students end up having to take out their fair share of federal l…

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Every member of the UT community is familiar with the Torchbearer Statue in Circle Park on campus. This statue is a famous symbol for the university, bearing the Volunteer Creed, which reads, “One that beareth a torch shadoweth oneself to give light to others.” It also holds a torch whose fl…

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Graduation — an onset for rejoice and also a nerve-racking time for most college students. After graduating, students go on to less sheltered lifestyles full of paying off loans, finding jobs or possibly continuing their education past the undergraduate level. Sometimes figuring out how to s…

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As we celebrate Black History Month, an important part of being involved in the conversation about race is learning about Black history and how that past has impacted the African American experience. Here are some classes that are offered at UT, as well as some organizations that celebrate B…

A new semester can create many feelings. Stress and anxiety about upcoming assignments, anxiety, sadness about lost free time, concern about one’s general welling — all common occurrences during a large schedule shift. That isn’t including a global pandemic, economic uncertainty and ongoing …

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Every year since 1983, the news publication “U.S. News and World Report” has published an annual ranking of American universities. The 2021 report, released on Sept. 14, placed the University of Tennessee at 112th nationally and 57th among all public universities.